Avoiding the 'Frankencloud' As You Accelerate Transformation
Red Hat News, July 12th, 2021
July 12, 2021,
Volume 280, Issue 2

We're all now well aware that COVID-19 disrupted operations across industries and forced many companies to put a long list of projects on hold. But today it's clear that digital transformation initiatives were often not on that list

"In fact, a new Harvard Business Review study revealed that ninety percent of survey respondents say COVID-19 has accelerated the timing of their organization's modernization efforts. But just because digital efforts are growing in importance and executives are feeling more confident that their strategies are working, it's not all smooth sailing. In fact, nearly 30% report the complexity of the current IT environment as the biggest technology challenge to transformation.

Companies moving to the cloud encounter a range of challenges, from the need to integrate applications and deal with legacy data to establishing new IT processes and finding a way to smoothly transition away from critical legacy systems that are still running the business The important thing while finding your way into the cloud is to avoid creating a hybrid monster that runs amok with spend, inconsistent practices and even more technical debt than you already have..."

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